Subjective is the latest series instigated by Nick Knight to explore the history of contemporary fashion photography through the eyes of those who are at the centre of the image, but often left voiceless - the models. So far, Knight has sat down with Kate Moss who opened up about working with Corrine Day and Kristen McMenamy who spoke about creating images with Helmut Newton.
The next iconic individual to share her stories from all sides of the lens is Lily Cole. Knight intially chats with Cole about the notion of learning to model, to which she responds, 'I think it's quite intuitive; I wouldn't instinctively call it a skill but I think you do get better at it from practising but in quite a natural way. You can't study it.'
This follows on to centre around a photograph Steven Meisel took of Cole for Vogue Italia in July 2003, when the British model was just fifteen. She shares working with Meisel, his attention to every detail in her body and face that leads to creating one of the images that undeniably launched her international career, whilst still at school. 'He's very good at finding nuances... particular but gentle.'